Kitchen Table Conversations The financial turmoil is hitting people at all levels of the economic spectrum. In this occasional series, NPR brings you a series of conversations with families from different backgrounds about how they are handling their money in the changing economic environment.
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Keitra Bates (left) moved to tears upon meeting 106-year old Leila Williams at her nursing home. Bates recently discovered that Williams once ran Leila's Dinette in the building where Bates now runs Marddy's Shared Kitchen and Marketplace. Charlotte Riley-Webb for NPR hide caption

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'Welcome To Marrdy's' - A Shared Kitchen For Local Cooks In Gentrifying West Atlanta

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Jamie Ruppert, holding 3-month-old daughter Berlin, worries about the future of health care for her mother, Linda McDermott. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Despite Health Care Worries, Trump Voters Don't Regret Their Choice

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Black Males Hit Extra Hard By Unemployment

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Military Homebuyers Seize Opportunity In Calif.

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For Family, Saving Becomes A Way Of Life

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In L.A., Staying Chic Without A Paycheck

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Chicago-Area Family Finds Opportunity In Downturn

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